I woke this winter morning to the smell of the sea and hummed a song for nothing how nothing came to me.
— “Troubadour Song”

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Stranger By Night

  • Poetry
  • February 2020

In his seventieth year, the award-winning poet looks back on what was and accepts what is, in a deeply moving and beautiful sequence about what sustains him.

  • Pages: 80
  • Publisher: Knopf (February 11, 2020)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-13: 978-0525657781
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ABOUT

Edward Hirsch is a celebrated poet and peerless advocate for poetry. He was born in Chicago in 1950—his accent makes it impossible for him to hide his origins—and educated at Grinnell College and the University of Pennsylvania, where he received a Ph.D. in Folklore.

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